Venture capitalist Tom Perkins apologized on International Holocaust Remembrance Day for comparing attacks on the top 1 percent of wealthy Americans to Kristallnacht.
A New York woman arrested after bomb-making manuals, weapons and a highly explosive compound were found in her apartment was released on bail into a drug treatment facility on Tuesday.
Police arrested a New York City couple in their apartment on Saturday after authorities investigating a credit card theft found a highly explosive compound, bomb-making manuals, a sawed-off shotgun and ammunition, officials said on Monday.
Occupy Wall Street celebrated its one-year anniversary on Monday with a day of demonstrations that resulted in nearly 150 arrests but failed to produce the turnout or fervor that first propelled the movement into the national conversation.
For the social justice-minded Jews of Occupy Wall Street, the opportunity to use the beginning of year 5773 on the Jewish calendar and Year Two of the movement was perfect.
September 17, the first anniversary of the launching of the Occupy Wall Street movement has been declared a national day of action.
Hundreds of dialects can be heard in America’s most diverse city, yet New York’s lingua franca is the language of change. Natives or newbies, New Yorkers are known for voicing strong views about why things need to be different. Here, love and hate spur movements, mobilize the masses, draw people into the streets and across bridges under banners. New Yorkers’ convictions, compassion and outrage have driven the city’s history and transformation, setting national precedents and seeding ideas. They still do.
The Occupy Wall Street gadfly who got folks in a tizzy with his anti-Semitic ‘Zionists control Wall St.’ placard is back. His new target: Lady Gaga.
The opening salvo of this year’s Occupy protests featured unions, rock groups, youth and an aging contingent from the leftist Jewish summer camp Kinderland.
Occupy Wall Street revealed the potential of anarchism. Historian Thai Jones says confrontation with authorities and consensus decisionmaking are hallmarks of radical movements.